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Meet Van Le: Official CAPA London Blogger for Spring 2022

Dec 15, 2021 11:45:00 AM / by Van Le

Meet Van Le (she/her/hers), an official CAPA blogger in London, England for Spring 2022:

University: Hollins University
Major: Mathematics and Applied Economics with a concentration in Data Analytics
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: E2E

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited to explore London and work at E2E as a full-time intern. I’m also eager to go see Buckingham Palace, the Big Ben Tower, and the London Eye as well. Stay tuned for exciting articles about London life through the eyes of a Vietnamese student.

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Posted in: London, England

Meet Karenna Traylor: Official CAPA Florence Vlogger for Spring 2022

Dec 15, 2021 11:30:00 AM / by Karenna Traylor

Meet Karenna Traylor (she/her), an official CAPA vlogger in Florence, Italy for Spring 2022:

University: University of Colorado Boulder
Major: Marketing and Data Analytics
Study Abroad Location: Florence, Italy

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
My semester abroad has been something I’ve been looking forward to since I was a freshman in college. I cannot wait to immerse myself in a new, international culture while taking classes that will help me further my understanding of the culture. I am also looking forward to meeting all the other students that are coming from around the world to study in Florence!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy

Meet Chris Reidy: Official CAPA Florence Blogger for Spring 2022

Dec 15, 2021 11:15:00 AM / by Chris Reidy

Meet Chris Reidy (he/him), an official CAPA blogger in Florence, Italy for Spring 2022:

University: University of Miami
Major: Economics
Study Abroad Location: Florence, Italy

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I think I am ultimately most excited to explore Florence and the surrounding parts of the country. I have never been to northern Italy despite constantly hearing about its beautiful scenery and culture, and getting to truly learn the city and this region of the world will be my main goal while abroad.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy

Meet Kevin Delaney: Official CAPA Dublin TikToker for Spring 2022

Dec 15, 2021 11:00:00 AM / by Kevin Delaney

Meet Kevin Delaney, an official CAPA vlogger in Dublin, Ireland for Spring 2022:

University: University of Minnesota
Major: Accounting and Management Information Systems
Study Abroad Location: Dublin, Ireland

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
Experiencing a new culture with some new and old friends.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland

Meet Harrison Nagel: Official CAPA Barcelona TikToker for Spring 2022

Dec 15, 2021 10:30:00 AM / by Harrison Nagel

Meet Harrison Nagel, an official CAPA vlogger in Barcelona, Spain for Spring 2022:

University: University of Minnesota
Major: Accounting & Finance
Study Abroad Location: Barcelona, Spain

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
It looks like COVID restrictions are (hopefully) starting to loosen up a bit. We’ve all been living with restrictions for the last 1-2 years so what I’m looking forward to most is being able to get out and enjoy the world.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain

Meet Stephen Dwyer: Official CAPA Barcelona Blogger for Spring 2022

Dec 15, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Stephen Dwyer

Meet Stephen Dwyer (he/him), an official CAPA blogger in Barcelona, Spain for Spring 2022:

University: University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Major: Operations & Information Management and Sport Management (double major)
Study Abroad Location: Barcelona, Spain
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
Having never been to Europe, I’m most excited to go to a brand new place and explore and immerse myself in the culture. Barcelona has so much to offer, from the beaches to the history to, of course, the food.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain

December: What This Month Means

Dec 14, 2021 9:52:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's post, Dr. Mike Woolf writes about what the month of December means to people from various belief systems around the world. He also shares the background of several religious festivals celebrated in the months leading up to December.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

Say Cheese! My Gourmet Day Trip From Florence

Dec 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Alexis Miller

Spending a day at a parmesan cheese factory in Italy sounds like a grate idea! Alexis and her friends take a tour in Reggio Emilia and get a firsthand look at the steps in the cheese-making process—from learning about the cows to molding cheese wheels.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Food Abroad

Finding My Home Away From Home in London

Dec 6, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Andrea Arias

Andrea takes stock of her semester abroad and writes about culture shock and the reverse of it, as well as how studying abroad challenged her to take on the best of everyday life in London.

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Posted in: London, England, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations, Local Culture

Why Study Abroad in London as an International Student

Dec 2, 2021 9:55:00 AM / by Chi Vu

Chi Vu is a scholar of our Diversity Advocates Program, a CAPA blogger, and an international student from Vietnam. In this piece, she makes the case for London as the ideal academic and cultural hub for study abroad with a diverse landscape for post-graduate opportunities. Read through her research and see why London attracts international students year after year.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad, Why Study Abroad